Subsea Engineer at Calaya Engineering Services Limited

 Employment Nigeria 20-Apr-2021 ₦Not Available LAGOS , Engineering   Maritime  

Calaya Engineering Services is a limited liability company that is specialized in Industrial & Oil Field Chemicals, Well Operations & Wellhead Maintenance, Corrosion Control, Monitoring & Prevention, Steel Structure Design, Construction & Fabrication, Cathodic Protection Services, Sand blasting & Coating, Calibration, Certification and Pressure Testing, Hybrid Acoustic Technology (HAT), Statutory Inspections and Nondestructive Testing, Waste & Environmental Management and Procurement.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Subsea Engineer

Location: Lagos

About the Job
Situation in Organization:

  • Reports to: Subsea Manager
  • No direct reports within TEPNG organization but provides oversight to junior supervisors and offshore service contractor personnel

Service Dimensions:

  • This position is ‘’Safety Critical’ ’: First contact in the ‘’Chain of Command’’ and occasionally acts as RSES-D for vessel operations. Demonstrates personal and team commitment to Company policies, standards, codes of conduct and HSE requirements.
  • Accountable for the execution of subsea and XT operations and aspects of completion, interventions, work-over, and drilling operations, in compliance with codes of practice, safety and environmental protection, all while optimizing costs and lead times. (Up to $20M per well operation).
  • Directly responsible for up to 30 service contractor personnel depending on ongoing offshore operations.
  • Through a continual improvement of equipment, services and operational procedures directly contribute to the DCD cost savings and performance objectives.


  • Demonstrates personal commitment to TEPNG’s HSE Policy.
  • Maintains awareness of and ensures compliance with all relevant Statutory and Company HSE standards.
  • Actively participates in Company safety awareness/initiative schemes and audits to ensure the contractors under his/her responsibility are compliant.
  • Where applicable, is part of the on-site management emergency response team and provides technical knowledge
  • Ensures and verifies that a valid PTW has been compiled and put in place for each operational task, with all associated risks captured.
  • Ensures continuous reporting of safety and environmental concerns/incidents within his/her team.
  • Is certified (IWCF and COC) and contributes to the prevention of COMPANYs biggest industrial risk (Loss of well control/ well blow out)
  • Acts as the Offshore Focal point: Safety, technical and operational leader for all subsea operations in OML 130 DW assets.

Service Content:

  • Oversees / supervises deep offshore (multi-million USD) deepwater Subsea operations on drilling rigs, OIMR & LWI vessels
  • Preparation, planning, optimization, execution and follow up of the Deepwater Subsea operations: Rig/vessel upgrade, Top hole (wellhead/PGB systems), Upper completions (Tubing hangers, SLS etc.), Well test and intervention: (EDP,LRP,TFA,IWOCS etc), Tree on wire operations TOW & Life of Field Support : (TRT, ART, Mini-WOCS, SCM & choke insert change out etc).
  • Leads all pre-Service meetings and tool box talks for subsea related operations
  • Provides financial oversight and responsibility for equipment, personnel and processes during the Service execution phase - responsible for up to 20MUSD operational spend for deepwater subsea operation.
  • Regularly acts as offshore interface focal point between DCD and other TEPNG departments (Field ops, GSR, ECP, HSE etc).
  • Ensures accurate operational reporting via the WELLVIEW system.
  • Ensures accurate operational and logistic planning by creating and distributing a structured planning document to all stake holders. Thus organizing equipment and personnel movements in-line with the operational plan.
  • Mentors Junior supervisors and young engineers on offshore assignments.
  • Drives a LEAN and continuous improvement culture within his team offshore and communicates appropriately with the onshore team:
    • Captures and communicates lessons learned with onshore, service company and other stakeholders
    • Provides input to the DW DCD KPI and CPI database, and benchmarks operations against ‘’best composite’’ performance
    • Actively Participates in monthly performance meetings with the onshore team
    • Closes out any highlighted improvement actions.
  • Perform post Service closure:
    • Operational debriefs and prepare report of lessons learned (continual improvement philosophy)
    • Assist in preparation of handover and end of well reports (subsea section).
    • Ensure subsea completion data are properly entered and attachment joined in Wellview data base.
  • Occasionally Performs key onshore roles including:
    • Writing operational reports
    • Vetting / overseeing equipment testing and maintenance at ONSHORE SERVICE base
    • Participating in HAZIDS/HAZOPS and onshore risk assessments
    • Participating in contractor site / process technical and safety audits
    • Participate in contractors’ Service Quality & Contracts Review Meetings
  • Deep water environment (up to 1600m operation water depth) on a 6th generation drillship with high daily cost exposure (~ $1.5m/day rig rate)
  • Works within and supervises multiple culturally and professionally transverse people.
  • Safety critical role (Training and certification allows direct involvement in major risk prevention - blow-out)
  • Transverse activities across all disciplines within DCD and ouside (HSE, projects,logitics, Field operations, ECP etc)
  • Accountabilities
  • Safely and efficiently delivers subsea completions, interventions, clean-ups and Workovers operations
  • Key initiator and Implementer of performance and cost improvement processes, procedures and initiaitves.

Qualifications / Experience Required

  • Bachelor of Engineering / Tech or Diploma
  • Minimum of 5-15 years relevant technical experience and offshore subsea/intervention/completion roles
  • Experience in SPS equipment installation for main SPS contractors (Onesubsea, TechnipFMC, Aker Solutions) and sub-contractors such as Expro, Diamould & ROV tooling contractors.


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